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Passenger Seat: Creating a Photographic Project from Conception through Execution in Adobe Photoshop Lightroom by Julieanne Kost

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Chapter 27. Converting to DNG and Saving Changes

When you are a photographer, you work all the time, because your eye is the first camera.

PATRICK DEMARCHELIER

The term RAW file is loosely used in the photo industry today to refer to the file format that a digital camera captures. However, not all RAW files are the same, so even though a Nikon shooter captures in “RAW” and a Canon shooter captures in “RAW,” those file formats are different.

Why DNG?

Because almost all camera manufacturer’s RAW formats are proprietary, I prefer to convert my images into the Digital Negative (DNG) format because it is openly documented and openly licensed and I believe it will have a better chance of longevity in the industry. In addition, DNG files are typically ...

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